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... I have had a major problem with right neck and right arm bicep and tricep pain after prolonged session on commercial mower on very bumpy ground on Oct 13th. ... (6 replies)
... are arthritic as well. The hand symptoms may be coming fro the neck or could be separate. With your type of work, carpal tunnel syndrome might be causing the hand symptoms. ... (22 replies)
... I hate to be the big jerk here, but we're all either dancing around what that MRI indicates at C6-C7, or some of us aren't fully informed. A properly trained specialist would need to conduct a physical exam to determine the full impact of what is indicated on that MRI. Physicians do not treat tests; they treat people. An osteophyte complex causing significant stenosis can... (12 replies)

... or starters, I'd want to be clear on what he means by "left neural canal". That specific terminology is something I have not encountered before. Does he mean the foraminal opening, or is he talking about the left side of the spinal cord itself? ... (2 replies)
... Hi, only you and your dr. can decide to do surgery. Try all the conservative measures first. Rest, Physical Therapy, time, Epidural or Selective nerve root injections. Then talk to dr. and if your quality of life is impacted then you can decide. ... (12 replies)
Foraminal stenosis
Aug 26, 2013
... That's not always the case, though. Sometimes, the main culprit in foraminal narrowing is hypertrophy of the facet joint, in which case the narrowing agent is coming from behind the foramina. ... (6 replies)
... spinal or neural foraminal stenosis. ... (6 replies)
... (I edited my prior post to consider the moderate/marked question) Given your left hand symptoms, and the left-side foraminal narrowing at two levels, it would seem that you've got radiculopathy (the peripheral nerve root being affected as it leaves the spinal cord) at one or two levels. It's possible, though, that a nerve is being pinched as it passes thru the elbow, which... (14 replies)
... I am new to this board. I have been suffering from neck pain for close to 5 yrs. now. I have bulging disks at 3 levels and arthritis all over the place. I have done every single conservative measure possible. ... (11 replies)
... Ladybud, as I replied to Webdozer, the nerve conduction studies are scheduled soon, 2 weeks,so I'll know more about what direction I am going. I will post again then. ... (22 replies)
... Looks pretty good, to my amateur eyes. "Degenerative disk disease" is NOT a disease, but a condition whereby the disks get dry and hard and maybe a little brittle. Nothing unusual for a 51-year-old, I'm afraid. You have small bone spurs (osteophytes) growing off your vertebrae, probably back into your spinal canal. "Small" is the operative word, though. Your uncovertebral... (5 replies)
... I hope everything works out for you. A pinched ulnar nerve makes sense. The doc who supposedly ruled out carpal tunnel should have tested your elbow, too. ... (15 replies)
Cerical pain
Oct 1, 2003
... You may want to consider asking a physician about your facet joints. What you have described is how I feel (with the exception that I don't have pain radiating to my shoulders; for some reason, the pain seems to bypass that area. But, the rest you have detailed could easily be me. I was recently diagnosed with facet joint degenerative disease (and, of course, I'm not... (2 replies)
... with mild disc space narrowing at the remainder of the cervical levels. ... (16 replies)
... the long explanation. I do have a lot of symptoms and affects from my spinal stuff. I also have a Lumbar MRI with more info but if I could just get help with the neck for now that would be great! ... (0 replies)
... ems that high in the spine that I don't really know what to say. While the displacement doesn't seem to be severe, ANY problem that high up could cause a host of neck problems and maybe even pain in the head. ... (3 replies)
... There is minimal posterior extension of disc annulus. Joints are intact. There is no central or foraminal narrowing. ... (27 replies)
Mri cervical
Aug 23, 2014
... Moderate left facet joint degenerative arthropathy with mild left foraminal narrowing. ... (3 replies)
... C6, where radiologist notes severe left foraminal narrowing. not sure what the effacing language means..pushing on? ... (7 replies)
... Hope this helps. Jenny (2 replies)


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